Rutgers-Announces HDA

Hall of Distinguished Alumni

Graduates Who Inspire Us All

Each year, the Hall of Distinguished Alumni honors a group of extraordinary individuals whose lives and careers reflect the rich history, enduring values, and far-reaching aspirations at the heart of the Rutgers experience. Whether they help expand access to academic excellence, build community, support research for the common good, or show leadership and creativity in other ways, these distinguished alumni shape our world for the better. 

A History of Recognizing Achievement

Since 1987, the Rutgers Hall of Distinguished Alumni has honored the best and brightest of Rutgers graduates. For video highlights of our previous celebration and induction ceremony, please see below.